Delwyn L. Thompson (1942 - 2013)

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INDEPENDENCE – Delwyn L. Thompson, 71, of Independence, died Sunday night, June 23, at his home.
Delwyn was born on June 22, 1942, in Waterloo, the son of Delwyn and Leona (Neidert) Thompson. He was raised in Waterloo, where he attended McKinstry Schools. He married Sharon Huebner on Sept. 4, 1964 in Preston, Minn. The family made their home in Independence, and ran Del's Auto Salvage in Independence, he later was employed with the Reilly Construction Company for 15 years.
He enjoyed spending time with his family horseback riding and camping. He also loved his Lotto tickets.
He is survived by his wife Sharon, two sons, Delwin (Shelley) Thompson, Independence, and Thomas (Nikki) Thompson, Independence, five grandchildren, one great grandchild, and a brother Dennis (Carol) Thompson.
He was preceded in death by his parents, and two brothers, DeWayne Thompson, and David Thompson.
A Memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. Friday at the Reiff Funeral Home & Crematory, with Rev. Scott Meador officiating. Friends may call from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday at the Reiff Funeral Home & Crematory, Independence.
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Reiff Funeral Home & Crematory
216 3Rd Ave Se
Independence, IA 50644
(319) 334-2501
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Published in Independence Bulletin-Journal from July 1 to July 20, 2013